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LIMS Implementation Services

We provide complete LIMS implementation services and laboratory software development as part of our complete laboratory technology professional services offering. Clients are increasingly seeking a strategic IT partner rather than an IT vendor who can not only understand their challenging problems, but also solve them by taking complete ownership during requirement, design, implementation, testing and go-live phases of SDLC.

Our professional services practice is trained and certified in a variety of industry leading LIMS Vendors including:

Astrix’ LIMS Implementation services include:

  • Business requirement analysis
  • Project management
  • Cloud Migration
  • Solution architecting
  • Design and implementation
  • Data migration
  • Performance management
  • System integration/consolidation
  • Configuration
  • Testing and transition
  • User training
  • Computer systems validation

Our implementation services begin with  a thorough understanding of your Laboratory’s needs along with mapping current workflows to determine a best vendor fit.  We work to ensure the LIMS implementation is low-risk and highly adopted because we strive to match the right software with the right customer based on needs, skillsets…etc.

Learn more about the technology platforms we support:

LIMS Vendors We Support

Astrix Joins BIOVIA Consulting Partner Program

Customers Speed Innovation with Leading Technology and Services from BIOVIA and Astrix Technology Group

Red Bank, NJ – March 6, 2017: Astrix Technology Group, a leading scientific staffing and laboratory informatics provider for companies engaged in complex life science R&D, today announced that it has joined BIOVIA’s Consulting Partner Program. As a Consulting Partner, Astrix works to collaborate with customers, partners and BIOVIA teams to offer solution-specific consulting and implementation/integration services that leverage BIOVIA technologies to provide increased value to customers. Members of the Consulting Partner Program commit significant time, resources and expertise to deliver high-quality services and support to mutual customers around the globe.

Dale Curtis, President of Astrix Technology Group said, “We are excited to be part of the BIOVIA Consulting Partner Program, to help enterprises build a scalable, integrated, and supported laboratory informatics application landscape. By leveraging our managed services offer, organizations can further gain efficiencies by outsourcing application support and maintenance.”

Available to partners who have demonstrated the skills and infrastructure to build, deploy, run and manage both BIOVIA and non-BIOVIA workloads, the BIOVIA Consulting Partner program supports clients in building the foundation necessary to meet global laboratory IT requirements. Based on the unique needs of their customers, Astrix supports complete, integrated solutions based on best-of-breed technology platforms.

“The BIOVIA technology stack offers a tremendous opportunity for our customers to increase innovation and agility, while enabling reduced cost and complexity,” said Curtis. “BIOVIA’s leading infrastructure, coupled with the services expertise of Astrix, will provide customers with the foundation, they need to accelerate success both on-premise or in the cloud.”

About Astrix Technology Group

Scientific resources and technology solutions delivered on demand.

Astrix Technology Group is an informatics consulting, professional services and staffing company dedicated to servicing the scientific community for over 20 years. We shape our clients’ future, combining deep scientific insight with the understanding of how technology and people will impact the scientific industries. Our focus on issues related to value engineered solutions, on demand resource and domain requirements, flexible and scalable operating and business models helps our clients find future value and growth in scientific domains. Whether focused on strategies for Laboratories, IT or Staffing, Astrix has the people, skills and experience to effectively shape client value. We offer highly objective points of view on Enterprise Informatics, Laboratory Operations, Healthcare IT and Scientific Staffing with an emphasis on business and technology, leveraging our deep industry experience.

About BIOVIA Partner Program

Leveraging the BIOVIA Platform, the comprehensive Partner Program offers extensive capabilities and business opportunities for partners engaged in selling, implementing and integrating BIOVIA software―delivering customers superior informatics solutions, world-class service and leading-edge science on a unified enterprise architecture.

About BIOVIA

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Dassault Systèmes Biovia Corp. (BIOVIA) provides a scientific collaborative environment for advanced biological, chemical and materials experiences supporting science- and process-based industries.

Complete LabWare LIMS services from Astrix Technology Group

LabWare’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform is comprised of a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook) functioning as an integrated solution. LabWare offers the industry’s broadest range of user-configurable functionality and is based entirely on open standards.

Astrix technology group is a global professional services and scientific staffing firm specializing in selecting and implementing a wide array of laboratory software for its clients. As a LabWare consulting and services expert, Astrix offers a wide array of LabWare services including implementation, training, upgrades and configuration.

Astrix LabWare Services Include

  • Business requirement analysis
  • Project management
  • Cloud Migration
  • Solution architecting
  • Design and implementation
  • Data migration
  • Performance management
  • System integration/consolidation
  • Configuration and customization
  • Testing and transition
  • User training
  • Computer systems validation

More about Labware

LabWare’s ELN is designed to give laboratory scientists a scalable platform to electronically document their experiments, including relevant scientific content and observations, instrument results, and attachments such as spectra, chromatograms and, if appropriate, chemical structure.

LabWare’s LIMS features browser-based deployment, external-facing web portals, and fully configurable web services. The software consists of the core LIMS application with access to LabWare’s library of LIMS software modules, along with clinical, LIS-like functionality.

What is Labware software

LabWare’s Enterprise Laboratory Platform is comprised of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook) functioning as an integrated single solution.

LabWare’s ELN is an electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) that is designed to give laboratory scientists the a scalable platform to electronically document their experiments, including relevant scientific content and observations, instrument results, and attachments such as spectra, chromatograms and, if appropriate, chemical structures.

LabWare LIMS is a laboratory information management system (LIMS) which includes “browser-based deployment, external-facing web portals, and fully configurable web services.”  The software consists of the core LIMS application with access to LabWare’s library of LIMS software modules. The software also includes clinical, LIS-like functionality.

Astrix Technology Group provides a complete set of LabVantage LIMS services to ensure your investment is performing at at the highest level.  Using the Astrix Approach®, we provide LabVantage services to a wide range of life science-based companies an the services inlcude:

  • LabVantage Implementation
  • LabVantage Training
  • LabVantage Upgrades
  • LIMS Strategic Planning

Whatever your business needs, our consistent yet customizable Astrix Approach™ will help you get the most from your LabVantage system. In addition, Astrix has a flexible delivery model (Professional Services, onsite, nearshoring) that we can customize to best meet your needs.

About LabVantage

LabVantage’s comprehensive solution integrates Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), Laboratory Execution System (LES), and Scientific Data Management System (SDMS). Embedding the ELN, LES, and SDMS into the LIMS maintains a consistent user experience and limits the need to manage multiple vendor solutions or expensive complex interfaces.

With an ELN and LES, LabVantage eliminates unnecessary paper records and helps users easily capture, organize, and manage data, while collaborating on experiments and test execution workflows across your organization.

Our integrated SDMS enables the easy, secure capture of all instrument-related data files and result capture. With robust and flexible storage options, it simplifies your data management, reduces data bottlenecks, and ensures data integrity.

With our new and powerful Configuration Management and Transfer feature, you can easily control changes you make to your LIMS configuration and master data with full auditing and change approvals capabilities.

Increase your lab’s productivity with LabVantage’s fully integrated platform.

LabVantage invests heavily in product development, and thus frequently releases product upgrades. As LabVantage LIMS constantly evolves to keep up with the needs of the people and businesses that use it, regulated companies must perform validation activities on an ongoing basis in order to reduce compliance risk, ensure quality, and maintain data integrity.

As the premier Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS Services Partner and SampleManager LIMS™ expert, Astrix Technology Group has extensive knowledge and understanding of the capabilities inherent in the latest version of SampleManager LIMS™. In addition, we have successfully demonstrated the use of industry wide best practices in the evaluation, design, development, implementation and integration of laboratory informatics solution options for hundreds of clients in a wide range of industries.

Astrix’ LIMS services for SampleManager include:

  • Business requirement analysis & project management
  • Cloud Migration
  • Design and implementation
  • Data migration
  • System integration/consolidation, configuration
  • Testing and user training
  • Systems validation

Our services begin with  a thorough understanding of your Laboratory’s needs along with mapping current workflows to determine a best vendor fit.  We work to ensure the SampleManager implementation is low-risk and highly adopted because we strive to match the right software with the right customer based on needs, skillsets…etc.

More about SampleManager

One application for your laboratory’s needs

From smaller individual lab deployments through to global multi-site implementations, SampleManager is the only LIMS to deliver your laboratory needs in one application:

  • Manage samples, resources, instruments, equipment, stocks, and suppliers
  • Demonstrate compliance to ISO 17025, GLP and other regulatory requirements
  • Streamline processes—ensure efficient operation to maximize profits
  • Manage SOPs electronically and ensure analysts follow SOPs for all aspects of process execution
  • Preserve quality and data integrity from sample receipt through to report delivery
  • Improve traceability and chain of custody using barcoding for samples and locations throughout the lab
  • Drive compliance through secure, future-proofed, central data archival, retrieval, and visualization
  • Integrate SampleManager with instruments and equipment, CDS, ERP, PIMS, and MES to connect all your valuable data and enable fast, informed decisions
  • Enable mobile access with SampleManager delivered to your tablet
  • Connect with Thermo Scientific™ Chromeleon™ Chromatography Data System (CDS) software to manage the entire chromatography workflow in one integrated solution

Astrix Technology Group is a global leader in LIMS consulting services and offers a variety of STARLIMS consulting services such as implementation, planningtraining and upgrades.  STARLIMS is a comprehensive solution that improves quality and safety throughout the entire product lifecycle. Configurable features help laboratories from sample intake to delivery of accurate results, driving smarter decision making for your business and customers throughout the entire process.

If your organization needs help with a new or existing STARLIMS implementation, Astrix has the right resources to ensure your project is a success.

About STARLIMS

STARLIMS is a scalable web-based LIMS solution supporting multi-site connectivity a wide range of features that help to ensure data integrity, traceability, regulatory compliance and inspection readiness. With more than 1000 implementations in over 40 countries, STARLIMS has a proven track record of providing industry-leading solutions to global enterprises.

The latest STARLIMS system provides a completely integrated solution incorporating LIMS, Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), Scientific Data Management System (SDMS), Advanced Analytics and Mobility in a single application, eliminating the need for building and maintaining custom interfaces to third party tools.

STARLIMS laboratory information management software includes powerful tools for comprehensive management of laboratory processes with configurable workflows for different laboratory types. STARLIMS also produces a variety of specialty LIMS for several different industries – Pharmaceutical & Biotech; General Manufacturing; Contract Services; Molecular Testing; Biorepositories; Clinical Research; Environmental Sciences; Food & Beverage; Chemical, Petrochemical and Refining; Public Health; and Forensics.

About our STARLIMS Consulting Services

Astrix Technology Group is a full service global laboratory informatics consulting, regulatory advisory and professional staffing firm focused on serving the scientific community since 1995. As a premier STARLIMS consulting partner, Astrix specializes in a full range of services for STARLIMS consulting solutions.

The Astrix Team has the industry knowledge and extensive experience with STARLIMS to help you successfully implement, optimize, upgrade or validate a STARLIMS system. 

Whatever your business needs, our consistent yet customizable Astrix Approach™ will help you get the most from your STARLIMS system. In addition, Astrix has a flexible delivery model (Professional Services, onsite, nearshoring) that we can customize to best meet your needs.

If you would like to discuss your STARLIMS implementation, maintenance, upgrade or validation strategy, or need help developing such a strategy, feel free to contact us for a free, no obligations consultation.

Astrix Technology Group is a global leader in LIMS consulting services and offers a variety of consulting services for Benchling such as implementation, planningtraining and upgradesBenchling is a fully unified platform to centralize and standardize all R&D data.  Benchling combines the functionality of a custom solution with the ease of an off-the-shelf solution. Create custom dashboards to track any R&D data, adjust Benchling without code to adapt to your evolving needs, and integrate any instrument or software to automate manual data tasks.

Aastrix Services for Benchling include:

  • Implementaion
  • Training
  • Configuration and Customization

About Benchling

Benchling is the leader in cloud informatics for life science R&D and is used by over 230,000 scientists globally across multinational pharmaceutical corporations, leading biotech companies, and major research institutions. Our platform is used for scientist productivity, sample tracking, process management, and analytics in life sciences R&D. To learn more about Benchling, please visit our website.

Biotechnology is transforming every aspect of our lives – from the drugs we take, to the food we eat, to the clothes we wear. To make these innovations a reality, life science organizations need better-engineered processes, greater predictability, and greater scalability. Benchling is making this possible by enabling rapid, iterative development, empowering faster and smarter decision-making, and accelerating the move to labless companies – for the benefit of us all.

A fully unified platform to centralize and standardize all R&D data

  • Track every workflow, sample, and result from start to finish in one place.
  • Give every team the full experimental history of everything upstream and downstream.
  • Automatically interlink related data, such as samples, results, and experimental conditions.
  • Easily export all data to file for IND in days, not months.

Built on a platform that’s easy to configure, integrate, and extend

Benchling combines the functionality of a custom solution with the ease of an off-the-shelf solution. Create custom dashboards to track any R&D data, adjust Benchling without code to adapt to your evolving needs, and integrate any instrument or software to automate manual data tasks.

Astrix Technology group is  a premier provider of value-added services for Waters Empower 3 Software, which is the leading chromatography data software (CDS) on the market today.   Waters Empower 3 makes it easier than ever to run samples and produce meaningful results in the lab without experiencing downtime for training, re-engineering workflow, or adding new software to support instruments or advanced chromatographic techniques.

Astrix’ services for Waters Empower 3 include:

  • Business requirement analysis & project management
  • Cloud migration
  • Design and implementation
  • Data migration
  • System integration/consolidation, configuration
  • Testing and user training
  • Systems validation & data integrity assessments
  • Custom fields development and validation
  • Optimized reports

The Astrix Team contains highly experienced and knowledgeable Waters Empower 3 experts that bring together the technical, strategic and content knowledge necessary to effectively implement Empower 3 into your laboratory, as well as integrate any instruments to the system. Our comprehensive Astrix Approach methodology helps to maximize both user adoption and business value from your system, while also minimizing project risk.

About Empower™ 3 Software

Simplify the way you collect, manage, and report chromatography test results with Empower™ 3 Software. Empower 3 is Waters’ compliant-ready chromatography data software (CDS) package for advanced data acquisition, management, processing, reporting, and distribution.

Simplify Data Acquisition, Processing, and Reporting

Designed for a data-secured, regulated lab environment, Empower 3 will help your lab perform more efficiently and securely:

  • Store and retrieve chromatography data using an embedded, relational database; simplifying data retrieval by searching using criteria that is meaningful to you.
  • Save time, reduce manual integration, and calculate more precise peak integrations with Empower 3’s ApexTrack™ algorithm.
  • Easily control Waters ACQUITY UPLC® and Alliance® HPLC systems, as well as non-Waters HPLC, GC, PDA, and MS systems.
  • Achieve more enhanced detection capabilities when using Waters mass detectors or the Waters Photodiode Array (PDA) Detector.
  • Grow seamlessly from a single workstation to an enterprise-wide system with Empower 3’s scalable, modular architecture, which fits into the most modern, secure, HA (high availability) corporate architecture.

Options That Match the Way You Work

With Empower 3 Software, you can multi-task with ease – no need for multiple software packages. Three intuitive interfaces help anyone in your lab work more efficiently. Choose the option that matches the way you work, and you’re up and running in just a few clicks:

  • Acquire data and control a variety of instruments, including HPLC, UPLC, and GC.
  • Apply advanced detection techniques such as MS and PDA without outsourcing to a third party.
  • Deploy applications such as dissolution, method validation, integrated chemical structures and polymer or size exclusion analysis.

Unique Interface Options

Empower™ 3 Software represents a fundamental shift in UPLC®, HPLC, and LC/MS system usability. Empower is equipped with unique interface options designed for your lab – regardless of the task or user’s skill level.
When users log in, they are presented with the application that provides the appropriate workflow for them. If authorized, users can select another software interface that is suitable for their current task.

  • QuickStart – Collect, process, and report data from a single-window access. Use a wizard to set up methods and run assays. Navigate the entire Empower 3 environment from one screen, including instrument control, view plotted data in real time, view raw data, and access tools to customize and print reports.
  • Pro – Access to all software functions for advanced users, system administrators, or anyone who needs total control.
  • Open Access – Select your method and the number of samples you need to run, and get started with the click of a mouse. No chromatography experience necessary.